Advanced SSAG-ing 2017

Course Date: November 9, 2017

Total: 4h 34min

Welcome and Introduction

Professor Carol RogersonFaculty of Law, University of Toronto, Toronto
Professor Rollie Thompson, QC Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Halifax

Basic Issues: A Review

  • entitlement
  • self-sufficiency
  • income
  • location in the range
  • interim support

The Without Child Support Formula

  • short, long, and medium marriages


The With Child Support Formula: Beyond the Basic Formula

  • shared custody
  • custodial payor
  • adult children and more

Restructuring, Including Lump Sums

Exceptions: All Eleven of Them

High-Income Cases

Agreements: To SSAG or Not to SSAG?


Changing Spousal Support: Variation and Review

Changing Incomes, Including Post-Separation Income Increase of the Payor


  • what’s “early” retirement?
  • double-dipping and Boston
  • termination of spousal support


Second Families and Subsequent Children

Repartnering: When and Why Support Continues

Retroactive Spousal Support